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Unsettled weather with heavy rainfall expected during the workweek

Heavy rain likely Tuesday
Posted at 4:05 AM, Jun 09, 2024

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Monday will be our last day with high heat and humidity and scattered storms - before we transition to a wetter pattern

Heavy rainfall will be possible this week - starting Tuesday

Deep tropical moisture will move north into our area with our precipitable water values topping 2.5"

Afternoon sea breeze driven storms will be able to tap into this high atmospheric moisture

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Slow-moving storms combined with high rainfall rates may result in minor flooding - especially in urban areas as well as low-lying areas and locations with poor drainage

Activity will be diurnal in nature ( ramping up in the afternoon and waning in the overnight and morning hours. However in an unsettled pattern like this - it will be hard to rule out rain at any time

Monday will feature increasing clouds with rain and storm chances around 50% It will still be hot and humid with afternoon temps peaking in the low to mid 90's and triple digit heat indices.

Coverage jumps to 60% by Tuesday - and daytime highs will drop into the upper 80s with the increased cloud and rain coverage

Although it might not be a "pretty week weather-wise" we desperately need the rain to help with our current drought situation. Most areas are currently in the severe drought category.